Does this T-shirt promote violence against women? Thousands apparently think so and have placed Target in a tough spot.
According to a petition at Change.org, “the word “Trophy” is described in the English language as “any THING taken in war, hunting, competition, etc., especially when preserved as a memento; spoil, prize, or award- anything serving as a token or evidence of victory, valor, skill, etc.” Read all »
A war veteran holding a sign protesting President Obama during a presidential speech this afternoon was physically attacked by others as they pulled the banner from his hands.
It happened during Obama’s speech at a Veterans of Foreign Wars event in Pittsburgh, according to NBC, which captured the unsettling scene.
The man didn’t appear to be speaking or doing anything threatening. It read “Benghazi – The Emperor has no Clothes”. Read all »
He once loved Barack Obama so much, he peddled “commemorative coins” bearing his image, before gradually becoming disillusioned.
But now, Montel Williams is hopping mad at the president over his unwillingness to show “solemn respect” for the five servicemembers and one police officer killed in the Chattanooga terror attack nearly a week ago.
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In an attempt to gain black support, could Republicans accidentally boost Democratic candidates?
After securing just six percent of the national African-American vote in 2012, there’s no debate over whether Republicans should try to improve their fortunes in 2016. But how would that best be achieved?
In response, the Republican National Committee has launched #CommittedToCommunity, designed to “engage, empower, uplift” through targeted advertising in key cities beginning with those in Ohio. Radio spots began airing today in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, with other markets to be added as the election approaches. Read all »
Professional surfer Mick Fanning barely escaped with his life, so why are so many rooting for the shark?
Since an unprecedented attack during a professional surfing contest earlier today in South Africa, public reaction has been anything but sympathetic toward Fanning, a three-time world champion. Read all »
A longtime political strategist who has worked with President Jimmy Carter and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is calling for the mass execution of Republicans and conservatives in the name of animal rights.
Saying “animals need a massive depopulation of the human race”, Roland Windsor Vincent advocated mass shootings as a solution, but he is willing to go much further than just those on the right, adding that “the enemy is all in the human race who do not care.” Read all »
When the identity of the Chattanooga terrorist who killed four Marines was first made known yesterday, it made for some awkward moments at CNN.
Just how uncomfortable was the atmosphere? Law enforcement analyst Tom Fuentes said of “Muhammad”, “we don’t know that it’s a Muslim name. We know it’s an Arabic name.”
CNN National Security Analyst Juliette Kayyem also danced around the issue, hesitant to admit to what extent the revelation would change the investigation’s course. Read all »
Calling Donald Trump’s presidential campaign a mere “sideshow”, Huffington Post editors today announced that future coverage of the Republican primary candidate will be relegated to the entertainment section “next to our stories on the Kardashians and The Bachelorette.”
Speaking on behalf of Arianna Huffington’s liberal online publication were Washington Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and Editorial Director Danny Shea: “After watching and listening to Donald Trump since he announced his candidacy for president, we have decided we won’t report on Trump’s campaign as part of The Huffington Post’s political coverage. Instead, we will cover his campaign as part of our Entertainment section. Our reason is simple: Trump’s campaign is a sideshow. We won’t take the bait. If you are interested in what The Donald has to say, you’ll find it next to our stories on the Kardashians and The Bachelorette.”
The announcement was trumpeted on the HuffPo’s home page: Read all »
Another disturbing, cold-blooded terror incident on American soil, another race to downplay the Islam connection. Have we seen this movie before?
After the killing of four Marines, Chattanooga is in a state of shock, while politicians (even Republicans) label it a “tragedy” rather than an outrage and crime against humanity.
This quote, for example, came not from President Obama, but US Senator Bob Corker (R-TN): “I am heartbroken by the tragic shootings that have taken place today in my hometown. We have been in touch with federal, state and local officials and continue to monitor developments and have offered our assistance. This is a difficult day for Tennesseans and our thoughts and prayers are with all affected by this tragedy.” Read all »
In a sign of an ideological shift underway at the Fox News Channel, the network today apparently confirmed it has hired the decidedly non-conservative Meghan McCain to join it as a contributor.
It caps a busy week for the daughter of Arizona Senator John McCain: she’s also been hired by iHeart Radio as the new host of a little-known syndicated weeknight talk show, America Now. Read all »